Careers With Us

Rural Health has much to offer our employees in addition to competitive salaries. Our excellent benefits package includes health and dental insurance, 403(B) matching program, seven paid holidays, 16 accrued annual days and 11 accrued sick days. Employees get an extra five accrued days after 5 years and again at 10 years.

Below are current openings, organized by clinical and non-clinical positions. Please contact Jeannette Edwards, chief human resources officer, at the address below for more information such as job descriptions and information on our excellent benefits package, or call 757-414-0400 ext. 1112. To learn more about the Eastern Shore of Virginia, see the current Essentials magazine . 

If you are a mission driven person looking to make a difference, please consider a career with us. 

Employment Application
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26777474Please download a copy of the Rural Health Employment Application and return to: dhr@esrh.org. Resumes may also be attached but will not be considered without a completed job application form. Rural Health does not accept mailed or faxed applications.

If you are having technical difficulties, please call Michelle at 757-414-0400 ext. 1101.

If a reasonable accommodation is needed for the interview process, please contact Jeannette Edwards by calling 757-414-0400 ext. 1112 or email jedwards@esrh.org. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Applications must be electronically postmarked by the date specified or they cannot be accepted!


Clinical Openings

Rural Health always accepts applications for Center Nurses and Dental Assistants. These will be kept on file for 90 days.

Family Practice MD – Onley Community Health Center, Franktown Community Health Center, Chincoteague Island Community Health Center
(3 positions)

Responsible for planning, organizing and implementing clinical programs and activities, supervising and assisting in training of clinical professionals, ability to work well in a leadership role with a cooperative effort with diverse groups of health professionals and center staff; ability to work independently and to make appropriate clinical decisions which reflect professional strength, confidence and integrity.  Must be able to lift, carry and handle equipment, supplies needed in routine and emergency care, and other worksite materials based on position description requirements.

To apply, email CV to dhr@esrh.org.

RN, LPN or Medical Assistant 

Current certification as a Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse or Medical Assistant is required. Prefer experience in a medical setting.

Individual must be energetic, flexible and self-motivated with strong attention to detail, communication, teamwork, customer service and computer skills. This position also requires a person with the ability to use clinical assessment skills and perception to determine the needs of the patient while working with the medical provider. Ability to provide bilingual patient care is a plus.

If you are a mission-driven person looking to make a difference, email an application to dhr@esrh.org. Applications can be obtained from www.esrh.org. Resumes may accompany the application but will not be considered if sent alone.

Dental Assistants

Help keep our community smiling brightly!

Must be a high school graduate or equivalent with dental assistant training or experience. Requires the ability to perform four handed dental assistance and the ability to work well with children.

Individual must be energetic, flexible and self-motivated with strong attention to detail, communication, teamwork, customer service and computer skills. The position also requires a person with the ability to use clinical assessment and perception to determine the needs of the patient while working with the dental provider. Ability to provide bilingual patient care is a plus.

This is a full-time position with benefits.

If you are a mission-driven person looking to make a difference, email an application to dhr@esrh.org. Applications can be obtained from www.esrh.org. Resumes may accompany the application but will not be considered if sent alone.

Non-Clinical Openings

Outreach Worker, Medical – Onley Community Health Center

Help connect Eastern Shore Rural Health patients with services in the community and serve as a liaison between the patient and staff!

Requires a graduate from an accredited high school or possession of an equivalency.  Previous experience in related community work is a necessity for the Outreach Worker.  Bachelor’s degree in social work/human services field is preferred.

This position requires a person of mature judgement, good communication skills and a knowledge of the formal and informal providers in the community.  Must demonstrate cultural sensitivity.  Must be able to work independently and without close supervision.

Must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and car insurance and be willing to work occasional nights and weekends for outreach events.  Ability to provide bilingual patient care is a plus.

If you are a mission-driven person looking to make a difference, email an application to dhr@esrh.org by Friday, August 23 at Noon. Applications can be obtained from www.esrh.org. Resumes may accompany the application but will not be considered if sent alone.

Business Assistant – Onley Community Health Center & Franktown Community Health Center Dental

Be the first to welcome ESRHS patients to our centers! Register patients, schedule appointments, create claims, answer the phone and provide outstanding customer service.

Requires a high school diploma or the equivalent. Work experience in a medical or business office preferred. Individual must be professional, self-motivated and have strong attention to detail, communication, teamwork, customer service and computer skills. Must be bilingual in English & Spanish for the interpreter/translator position.

If you are a mission-driven person looking to make a difference, email an application to dhr@esrh.org by Friday, August 23 at Noon. Applications can be obtained from www.esrh.org. Resumes may accompany the application but will not be considered if sent alone.

Business Assistant/Interpreter/Translator – Franktown Community Health Center Dental

Be the first to welcome ESRHS patients to our centers! Register patients, schedule appointments, create claims, answer the phone and provide outstanding customer service.

Requires a high school diploma or the equivalent. Work experience in a medical or business office preferred. Individual must be professional, self-motivated and have strong attention to detail, communication, teamwork, customer service and computer skills. Must be bilingual in English & Spanish for the interpreter/translator position.

If you are a mission-driven person looking to make a difference, email an application to dhr@esrh.org by Friday, August 23 at Noon. Applications can be obtained from www.esrh.org. Resumes may accompany the application but will not be considered if sent alone.

Eastern Shore Rural Health offers a competitive benefits package and our campuses are Tobacco-Free Workplaces. EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet

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